Tag Archive: Schumm

Jun 29

Holmes County–Just Passing Through

This past week we spent a few days in Holmes County. In addition to the beautiful eastern Ohio countryside in this Amish community there is an abundance of shopping opportunities, handcrafted Amish items, cheese, wine, delicious home-style food, and other attractions. It is also the area where several of my ancestors lived for awhile before …

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Apr 06

A 1935 Schumm Postmark

I recently acquired an old envelope with an original Schumm, Ohio, postmark. I already had a copy of an envelope with a Schumm postmark, but not an original postmark. Until now. George Weinman would have been the postmaster at Schumm when this letter was sent in 1935. This was probably sent by the George Merinar …

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Mar 02

1908 German Lutheran Mission Feast, Schumm, Ohio

Below is a nice picture postcard of the 1908 German Lutheran Mission Feast in Schumm, Ohio. The postcard is postmarked Schumm, Ohio, 13 October 1908. There are young and old alike gathered and everyone is certainly dressed in their Sunday best—the ladies in beautiful long flowing white dresses and the gents in their suits, ties, …

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Jan 19

Charles “CJ” Schumm Family, 1914

Today I am taking a little break from my dad’s WWII letters to post a nice picture postcard of the Charles “CJ” Schumm family in 1914. The photo was taken in the fall of 1914 in front of the Brumback Library in Van Wert, Ohio. In the photo postcard below is Charles “CJ” Schumm (1875-1954), …

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Dec 29

A Schumm Christmas Surprise

Merry Christmas to me! Last week I received a Christmas gift that was quite a surprise. Bob, a friend of ours and someone who Joe worked with for many years, likes and collects antique and vintage items as well as local advertising memorabilia. He has given me some local items of interest in the past. …

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